US Popularity:503
Other Origin(s):Urdu, Hebrew
Meaning:Flourishing; Long-lived; Speaker
Some names have stayed popular for years, and Omar is one of those names. This Arabic and Urdu name means "flourishing" or "long-lived" and can also be spelled Umar. With this name, you'll be able to set baby on course for a full and well-lived life, packed with love and excitement. This name also has Hebrew roots, where it means "speaker," making it ideal if you picture him becoming a little chatterbox. In the Torah, Omar was the name of Jacob’s nephew and a minor figure. Your little boy will also share the name with iconic Egyptian actor Omar Sharif, whose credits include the lead role in Doctor Zhivago as well as a part in Lawrence of Arabia.

Famous People Named Omar

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Omar Epps
  • Omar Gooding
  • Omar Sharif

Omar Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Omar is currently #1062 on The Bump
Boy:Omar is currently #582 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Omar is currently #503 in U.S. births
Boy:Omar is currently #263 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 22
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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